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Optus: Google, eBay just as dangerous as network monopolies

While Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) is still top-of-mind for Optus CEO Paul O’Sullivan, he is also concerned how, in a more-connected world, content monopolies can be just as restrictive as network monopolies.
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Apple vanishes Java from Mac OS X Lion

Apple has removed the Java runtime from its upcoming Mac OS X Lion, according to a report based on firsthand experience with a preview release of the OS.
Cade Metz, 27 2011
Doctor Who

Doctor Who inspires another game, this time MMOG

The Doctor will return later this year in the form of a free-to-play MMO game, announced by the BBC today.
Caleb Cox, 27 2011
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Amazon confirms the terms of its declaration of war on Netflix

Amazon has finally confirmed what was Hollywood‘s worst kept secret: that its Amazon Prime customers will be able to get some online video for free, just like the DVD rental customers of Netflix can get online video for free.
Faultline, 27 2011